Agrifood Economics


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ESA Working Paper 02-05
Working paper, 2002
An agribusiness firm’s choice to expand activities through contract farming rather than plantations, buying directly from open markets or other means reflects differences in transaction costs found in different types of procurement systems. Smallholders may...
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ESA Working Paper 02-04
Working paper, 2002
In this paper, we examine whether the causes and patterns of Mexican rural female migration differ significantly from rural male migration. A number of hypotheses are discussed to explain why female migration may differ from...
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ESA Working Paper 01-06
Working paper, 2001
In recent years, there has been increasing emphasis in the rural development literature on the multiple income-generating activities undertaken by rural households and the importance of assets in determining the capacity to undertake these activities....
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